Songs and Stories
Scandinavian-American songs and stories from yesteryear.
Tracks 01-48: various artists
Tracks 17-23: El Brendel
Tracks 01-45: recordings in English with a Scandinavian accent
Tracks 46-48: Scandinavian recordings with an American accent
EL BRENDEL MOVIE SONGS
1930 Just Imagine: "The Romance Of Elmer Stremingway"
1931 Delicious: "Blah, Blah, Blah"
1938 Happy Landing: "Yonny And His Oompah"
1940 If I Had My Way: "The Pessimistic Character"
EL BRENDEL ON IMPERIAL RECORDS
8086 Frankie And Yohnny
8085 Yumpin' Yiminy
El Brendel sang one verse of "The Pessimistic Character" in the 1940 movie "If I Had My Way". In 1950 El Brendel recorded four songs for Imperial Records. "Yumpin' Yiminy" was adapted from "Holy Yumpin Yimini", a 1918 song by Bernie Grossman, Ed Morton and Nat Vincent.